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Current News, Events, and Press Releases

SBDC to Host Free Virtual Success Showcase: Small Business Tips and Tools
Learn about valuable programs and services available to help you start or grow your small business, including counseling, financing, and government contracting, during this September 24th event.
Empowering Women Entrepreneurs - FREE Webinar October 15th
The Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs will host a free webinar - Empowering Women Entrepreneurs: Unlock Your Path to Purpose, Profit & Prosperity - October 15, 2020.
National Small Business Week FREE Virtual Conference
As part of National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration and cosponsors will host all virtual events September 22-24, 2020.
Maryland SBDC Hosting Free Business Webinars in September
The Maryland SBDC is hosting free webinars for small businesses and entrepreneurs in September. Take a look!
MD Department of Labor to Host Free Webinar: Getting Back to Business - A Resource Toolkit
The webinar is designed to provide information to employers and economic development and workforce partners who have employees transitioning back to work after being closed due to COVID-19.
Mark Your Calendar - Upcoming FREE Business Webinars and Trainings
Multiple Maryland organizations and agencies are offering FREE online webinars on a myriad of topics geared to assist you and your business. Take a look!
Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) Commercial Facility Grants
The Combined Heat & Power Grant Program Round 1 application deadline is 11:59 p.m. on October 30, 2020. The Resilient MD Program Round 1 application deadline is 11:59 p.m. on January 29, 2021.
Maryland SBDC Hosting Free Business Webinars in August
The Eastern Region of the Maryland SBDC is hosting free webinars for small businesses and prospective employees in August. Take a look!
SBA Webinar: New Telecom Rule Impacts All Government Contracts
NDAA's Part B becomes effective August 20th and prohibits the government from contracting with any entity that uses certain prohibited telecommunications and video surveillance equipment & services.
New State Workplace Laws Will Take Effect October 1, 2020
Among the new laws are those that prohibit the use of facial recognition technology, wage history inquiries, and hairstyle discrimination, and revise the state’s mini-WARN act.
F3 Tech Accelerator Program's Seed Fund
The focus is on revenue development for companies that are advancing innovations & new technologies within the agriculture, aquaculture, energy, supply chain & environmental technology sectors.
Statewide Veterans Virtual Career and Resource Fair Set For August 4th
Interested employers must be registered in the Maryland Workforce Exchange. The event is sponsored by the Maryland Department of Labor Veterans Program.
Maryland SBDC Hosting Free Business Webinars in July
The Maryland SBDC is hosting free webinars for small businesses in July. Take a look!
Veteran-Owned Small Business Enterprise (VSBE) Program
The program provides contracting opportunities on state-funded procurement for certified veteran-owned small businesses. There is no cost to participate.
ITA Announces Temporary Cost Reduction and Fee Elimination for Several Export Services
These efforts are intended to encourage the export of non-COVID-19-treatment-related “Made in the USA” products around the world in this moment of economic transition and recovery.